Archive for the 'Angel Olsen' Category

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Los Angeles: This Sunday night, March 2nd, Aquarium Drunkard presents Angel Olsen at the Echoplex. Cian Nugent and Paul Bergman support. Advance tickets available for purchase, here. We’re giving away a few pairs to AD readers. To land them, leave a comment with your name, email, and how you first came across Olsen’s music.  Winners […]

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Last January, Angel Olsen released the Sleepwalker 7” on Japanese label Sixteen Tambourines. That single’s A Side, “Sweet Dreams,” was three minutes of moldy basement rock ‘n roll replete with distorted guitar vamps and Angels’ passionate yowl. The track cut a decidedly different path than the pastoral leanings of her previous releases. When asked if it indicated a new […]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Like the Biblical angel, the Siren of Greek Mythology is often portrayed as a winged human with an arresting voice. The former might use the gift of song to guide a weary traveler through a harrowing pass towards the Promised Land; the latter, to wreck a sailing ship straight into the jagged rocks guarding the […]